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Couch's Kingbird
Tyrannus couchii Baird, SF, 1858
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Tyrannidae
Genus:
  Tyrannus

Scientific:
  Tyrannus couchii

Citation:
  Baird, SF, 1858

Reference:
  Rep.Expl.Surv.RR.Pac. 9 p.170,175

Protonym:
  Tyrannus couchii

Avibase ID:
  0A76713F6E3F5B9F

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178291

Geographic range:

  • Tyrannus couchii: Extreme s Texas to n Guatemala and Belize
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Couch's Kingbird
Czech:
  tyran Couchův
German:
  Texaskönigstyrann
Danish:
  Tornkongetyran
Spanish:
  Tirano Silbador
Finnish:
  meksikontyranni
French:
  Tyran de Couch
Icelandic:
  Couch's Kingbird
Italian:
  Re dei tiranni di Couch
Japanese:
  higashiori-butairanchou
Japanese:
  ヒガシオリーブタイランチョウ
Dutch:
  Texaanse Koningstiran
Norwegian:
  Mayakongetyrann
Polish:
  tyran teksaski
Portuguese:
  Couch's Kingbird
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Couch's Kingbird
Russian:
  Техасский королевский тиранн
Slovak:
  postriežkár tmavolíci
Swedish:
  mexikansk kungstyrann
Chinese:
  库氏王霸鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
    Tyrannus melancholicus couchii [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Tyran de Couch ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Tyran de Couch ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Tyrannus couchii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Tyrannus couchii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Tyrannus couchii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Couch's Kingbird ( Tyrannus couchii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tyrannus couchii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tyrannus couchii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tyrannus [melancholicus or couchii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: tirà de Couch
Czech: Tyran Couchuv, tyran Couchův
Danish: Tornkongetyran
German: Texas Tyrann, Texaskönigstyrann, Texastyrann
English: Couch's Kingbird, Thornscrub Kingbird
Spanish: Pitirre de Couch, Tirano de Couch, Tirano mexicano, Tirano Silbador
Spanish (Colombia): Sirirí de Couch
Spanish (Spain): Tirano Silbador
Spanish (Mexico): Tirano de Couch, Tirano mexicano, tirano silbador
Estonian: ahasnokk-türanntikat
Finnish: Meksikontyranni
French: Tyran de Couch
Italian: Re dei tiranni di Couch, Tiranno di Couch
Japanese: higashioriabutairanchou, higashiori-butairanchou
Japanese: ヒガシオリアブタイランチョウ, ヒガシオリーブタイランチョウ
Latin: Tyrannus couchii, Tyrannus melancholicus couchi, Tyrannus melancholicus couchii
Lithuanian: Teksasinis karališkasis tironas
Latvian: Kūča karaļputns
Dutch: Texaanse Koningstiran
Norwegian: Mayakongetyrann
Polish: tyran teksaski
Russian: Техасский королевский тиранн
Slovak: postriežkár tmavolíci
Serbian: Kaučova kraljevska tiranka
Swedish: Mayakungstyrann, mexikansk kungstyrann
Chinese: 库氏王霸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 庫奇氏王霸鶲

 

         

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